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LSU Football - Times of interest at Auburn

Times of interest for LSU's game against Auburn on Saturday: Friday, Oct. 3

Amite residents shocked by police officer's arrest

Residents of the small town of Amite are in disbelief by the allegations against of their very own.

Truancy, youth arrest rates decline in East Baton Rouge Parish

2009 was a rough year for Eat Baton Rouge schools. School administrators had nearly 42,000 disciplinary incidents an all time high.

Baton Rouge man reflects on memorable role in 'Hocus Pocus'

You've probably already seen the movie Hocus Pocus playing on cable. For many - the movie is a cult classic.

Police chief says 'everyone should be outraged' at Destrehan High teacher sex allegations

Two Destrehan, Louisiana high school teachers arefacing felony charges for their alleged relationship with a 16-year-old student.

WFPSO identifies remains found in July as missing Baton Rouge man

West Feliciana Parish authorities have released the identity of skeletal remains that were found near the Old Ferry Landing, back in July of 2014.

TPSO arrests Amite Police officer on charges of kidnapping, rape

An Amite Police officer is now in jail after authorities say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two women. Grant P. Carruth, 25, of Husser, LA, was arrested for two incidents that happened in August and September of 2014.

23-year-old man dies in shooting on Cannon Street

Baton Rouge Police are investigating an overnight shooting that killed a 23-year-old man. L’Jean Mckneely, a police spokesperson, says Marquis Latrelle Wyatt was shot several times in chest and died at the scene.

State Police searching for tractor that caused double 18-Wheeler crash in East Feliciana Parish

Shortly before 7:45 pm on October 1, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a hit and run crash that occurred on LA Hwy 67 north of LA Hwy 422 just south of the Mississippi state line in East Feliciana Parish.

LSU gets new 30-foot Christmas tree

Christmas is still a ways away, but LSU is getting ready a little early this year.

Man charged with 2nd Degree Murder after stabbing girlfriend

Baton Rouge Police say William Jackson, 40, is being charged for 2nd Degree Murder after stabbing his girlfriend to death on September 27, 2014.

LSU's Board of Supervisors approves revised hospital plans

The LSU Board of Supervisors held a special meeting today to make sure six of its hospitals are protected. It's so they can still serve the people who rely on them every day.

Bergeron's Restaurant staying busy thanks to national media attention

Bergeron's owner Kevin Cox says that business is up 20% at the restaurant and he's been bombarded with phone calls from people across the country...all wanting to talk about that gun carrying discount.

LSU Professor using 4D body scanner to create new clothing sizes

It's happened to all of us at some point. We try on a pair of pants or a dress...but even though they're our size, they just don't fit right. It's inconvenient and annoying.

Traffic light at East Boyd Drive & Burbank Drive to go back up

Drivers were excited to hear the news that the traffic light on Boyd & Burbank was going back up. Over the past three months without it, the intersection became known to many as a death trap.